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NHBLI Asks For Ideas On How Genetic, Genomic, Proteomic Research Can Help Minority Institutions

NEW YORK, April 8 (GenomeWeb News) - The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute has issued a Request for Information to solicit comments and ideas on how NHBLI-supported resources in genetics and genomics can help investigators at institutions that serve people of minority ethnic backgrounds.

 

"Do barriers exist in the use of genetic, genomic, and proteomic research resources and information ... by investigators at MSIs?" the RFI questioned. "If so, what are the barriers? What needs should be addressed?"

 

More information about the RFI can be found here.

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